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By Awbrey Michelle Willett
Ann Filmyer, Ph. D is an educator, poet, teacher, and mentor. A traditional healer she trained with the late Keewaydinoquay Paschal in the Midewiwin tradition...
The Weed by the Water
by President Ann Filemyr
Sitting on the breakwater next to Navy Pier in Chicago, I look down at...
Voices in America chose Southwestern College/New Earth Institute as a unique, unsung, yet storied institution, to feature in television slots between full PBS broadcast shows....
"We cannot heal the earth until we heal ourselves. We cannot heal ourselves until we heal the earth."
Kari-Oca Declaration of the 1992 Parliament of Indigenous Peoples
In 1992 I...
Council of All Beings
The Ecotherapy Certificate Program under the leadership of Dr. Ann Filemyr, Director of the Ecotherapy certificate program and President of Southwestern College, hosted a ceremonial...
Dr. Ann Filemyr, Ph.D
November 14, 2016
In the aftermath of Tuesday’s election, I summon my courage. Already in the past five days there are multiple accounts...
Bringing the Divine Feminine to Campus by Ann Filemyr, Ph.D.
I believe the Ultimate could be a vast energetic being, nameless, formless, skinless, disembodied raw creative force power zipping...
When One Transitions, We All Transition
by Ann Filemyr
Our granddaughter announced his decision to become an F to M Trans Boy. Okay, I am ready, I thought. Well, not...
In the Aftermath of Yesterday’s Massacre
We heard the news about the June 12 massacre on Sunday evening. A man declaring himself an Islamic fundamentalist entered a gay bar in...
Dr. Ann Filemyr tells the story of Psyche in her graduation speech, November, 2014....
Ann Filemyr, Ph.D.
Vice President of Academic Affairs & Dean, Southwestern College
In a number of different but related indigenous cultures, there exists the practice some call...
Dr. Ann Filemyr, Academic Vice President & Dean of Southwestern College as of 8.1.14, shares a poignant and moving experience which captures the essence of the I-Thou encounter.......
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